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The newest product from Dogtra combines tools used by professional dog trainers everywhere into one handheld transmitter.  Dogtra paired the Dogtra iQ with a clicker and made a truly innovative dog training system; Dogtra iQ CLiQ.   Utilizing the clicker to build new skills and the remote collar stimulation to achieve off-leash reliability you will enhance your relationship with your dog.

 

 

The iQ CLiQ  Features:  

  • Expandable to a 2-dog system
  • Reduced size receiver
  • Detachable collar strap
  • Waterproof receiver collar
  • 100 stimulation levels
  • Nick and pulsating nick stimulation
  • Lithium batteries (CR2032) included
  • 100-yard range
  • Built in clicker
  • Conductive plastic contacts
 

Today we are going to speak about the Dogtra iQ Bark Collar with Vibration & Stimulation.   This unit has new and unique technology in its contact points – these probes needed to deliver static correction to your dog that fits snuggly against your dogs neck.  These probes are made of plastic that is conductive; which is an all time first and much more comfortable for your dog.  The collar/receiver & probes are ergonomic and shape to your dogs neck comfortably!  The collar/receiver is reduced in size and made to fit a variety of different size dogs.   The iQ Bark Collar is an alternative for dogs that tend to allergic reactions with steel probes or who’s skin is sensitive.   The collar/receiver includes a vibration mode that is activated prior to the delivery of static stimulation.   The batteries are user replaceable lithium batteries.  The unit is completely waterproof and the collar strap is detachable.

 

Features of the Dogtra iQ Bark Collar:

  • Two(2) Lithium Batteries – replaceable coin type
  • Power unit – Low to Medium
  • Conductive plastic contact probes
  • 10 stimulation levels
  • Non-stimulating Pager and Test modes
  • Bark recognition sensor
  • Completely waterproof
  • Detachable collar strap
  • Less pressure on your dog’s neck

 

Watch here for a video:  iQ No Bark Collar YouTube Video

 

The Dogtra iQ collar is a basic trainer system that offers plenty of features and benefits to pet owners.  It can used in a variety of different training scenarios, from basic obedience training to bark control and other undesirable behaviors.  The Dogtra IQ is easy to use, comfortable for small dogs to wear and is highly effective for training.  This unit provides precise stimulation levels ranging from 0 to 100 and also features low to medium power for the smaller dog.   The collar is small, compact and convenient for smaller dogs, without an external antenna. The transmitter is compact, ergonomically designed, and easy to use.  The batteries are owner replaceable and rechargeable.

There are many good reasons to choose the Dogtra iQ system for your small dog.  It provides versatility for all of your training needs.  It offers both constant and “nick” stimulation and also a non-stimulating vibration pager mode.  The battery system is able to be charged in 2 hours.  The lightweight but durable collar weighs just 3.9 ounces, which makes it comfortable for your small dog.

We should also point out some of the cons to the Dogtra iQ, as well.  The system uses electronic stimulation corrections.  Some pet owners do not like to utilize electronic stimulation, even though it is perfectly safe to use on dogs that weigh more than 10 pounds.   Some owners have also expressed that the 400-yard range might not be sufficient for all of their training needs.  The unit is designed for smaller dogs, so it will not be powerful enough for larger dog breeds.

Even though this collar is small in size, it’s big on functionality and effectiveness.  If you’re looking for a training collar system for a small dog, the Dogtra iQ training is a quality model. It offers many of the features of higher-priced collars, in a version and size that’s perfect for training the small dog.

 

 

This week in the all new mightypets.com blog,  we thought we would discuss with you the MidWest #1500 Series iCrates – Double Door Dog Crates.   This is one of our most popular crate systems.

The MidWest iCrate was designed completely around the safety, security, and comfort of your dog in mind.  It sets up easily, and has a fold and carry configuration that requires no use of tools.  The crates come equipped with every feature one can think of; a composite plastic pan, plastic carrying handle to move the dog crate from one location to another, safe and secure slide bolt latches, and most importantly it comes with a FREE divider panel for use while your puppy is growing up.

The FREE divider panel is used to cut housebreaking time in half by keeping your puppy from eliminating in one end and sleeping in another.  May also be used to adjust the length of the living area in the crate as your puppy grows into its adult sized home.

The following models that you purchase from mightypets.com  come with a FREE Quiet Time Deluxe Crate Mat:  1524, 1530, 1536 and the 1542

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following Dog Crate Size Guide will assist you in choosing the correct size crate for your dog’s comfort in mind:

18 – 22″ Midwest Crate for Extra Small Dogs 2 – 10 lbs
Chihuahua, Pug, Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier
24″ Midwest Crate for Small Dogs 11 – 25 lbs
Australian Terrier, Bichon Frise, Border Terrier, Boston Terrier, Brussles Griffon, Chinese Crested, Fox Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Japanese Chin, Maltese, Manchester Terrier, Miniature Dachshund, Miniature Poodle, Norwich Terrier, Papillon, Pomeranian, Silky Terrier, Tibetan Terrier, Toy Fox Terrier
30″ Midwest Crate for Medium Dogs 26 – 40 lbs
American Water Spaniel, Australian Terrier, Basenji, Bedlington Terrier, Bichon Frise, Border Terrier, Boston Terrier, Brussels Griffon, Cairn Terrier, Chinese Crested, Clumber Spaniel, Dachshund, Fox Terrier, French Bulldog, Jack Russell Terrier, Japanese Chin, King Charles Spaniel, Lhasa Apso, Maltese, Manchester Terrier, Miniature Dachshund, Miniature Pinscher, Miniature Poodle, Miniature Schnauzer, Norwich Terrier, Papillon, Pekingese, Pomeranian, Scottish Terrier, Shetland Sheepdog, Silky Terrier, Tibetan Terrier, Toy Fox Terrier, Welsh Springer Spaniel, Welsh Terrier, West Highland Terrier
36″ Midwest Crate for Intermediate Dogs 41 – 70 lbs
American Eskimo, American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Australian Cattle Dog, Basset Hound, Beagle, Brittany Spaniel, Bull Terrier, Bulldog, Chinese Shar-Pei, Cocker Spaniel, English Setter, English Springer Spaniel, Finnish Spitz, Harrier, Keeshond, Kerry Blue Terrier, Norwegian Elkhound, Portuguese Water Dog, Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, Welsh Corgi, Whippet
42″ Midwest Crate for Large Dogs 71 – 90 lbs
Airedale Terrier. Australian Shepherd, Bearded Collie, Belgian Malinois, Belgian Sheepdog, Belgian Tervuren, Border Collie, Boxer, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Chow-Chow, Dalmation, Golden Retriever, Ibizan Hound, Irish Setter, Irish Water Spaniel, Labrador Retriever, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Standard Poodle, Standard Schnauzer, Vizsla
48″ Midwest Crate for Extra Large Dogs 91 – 110 lbs
Afghan, Alaskan Malamute, Anatolian Shepherd, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bloodhound, Bouvier Des Flandres, Briard, Bullmastiff, Collie, Doberman Pinscher, Dogue De Bordeaux, German Shepherd, Giant Schnauzer, Gordon Setter, Greyhound, Komondor, Kuvasz, Old English Sheepdog, Otterhound, Rottweiler, Samoyed, Siberian Husky, Weimaraner
54″ Midwest Crate for XXL Dogs 110+ lbs
Borzoi, Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Irish Wolfhound, Mastiff, Neapolitan Mastiff, Newfoundland, Scottish Deerhound, Saint Bernard

 

Happy Tuesday!

 

Today, we are going to discuss the Einstein HD ET-1200UL Upland Remote Training Collar.   The Einstein collar is a long range trainer loaded with unique features making it the most versatile hunting dog remote available.  The collar receiver has the highest stimulation of all other remote trainers on the market.   The unique COS (control of stimulation) technology provides very clean stimulation without the head jerking associated with other training collars.  The education tone button provides 1.25 seconds of tone which is followed by stimulation. The “stop watch” style transmitter is so ergonomic that you don’t have to look at the remote, allowing you to watch your dog without distraction. The night tracking light is controlled by the transmitter and provides a great way of locating your dog after dark. And to top it off, the transmitter floats so don’t worry if you drop it in water.

If you click on the image of the training collar, it will take you directly to the product page and you can see for yourself how the Einstein Remote E-Collars will turn your smart but stubborn canine into a champion!   Whether its field trialing or hunting the Einstein HD E-Collar is the smart choice.   International Customers:  No need to buy an expensive 220 Volt adaptor, our Dual Voltage Battery Charger only needs a non-electrical adaptor with the correct local plug configuration.

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome back to the Mightypets Blog! 

We want to first welcome back our followers and to also welcome any new followers to our blog.  From now on, every Tuesday morning, we will have a fresh blog posting to give some insight on some of the new exciting products for your pets, as well as answer any questions you might have about any products we sell.

To start, this week, we are going to introduce you to the K&H Cool Bed III Cooling Dog Bed.  With this bed, there is no electricity required to operate the bed.  These beds are attractively designed and allow a cool spot for dogs.  The unique Cool Core diverts the liquid in the bed better throughout the bed for more advanced cooling power.  The exterior of this bed is tougher than ever due to the new nylon/vinyl exterior.  This bed is recommended for use indoors or outdoors.

K&H Cool Bed III™

 

At mightypets.com we have the bed available in two colors, blue and and gray and in three sizes for any pet.   The K&H Cool Bed 3 will make any dog happy this summer!

 

We often hear how cruel and inhumane it is to use static stimulation (“shock collars”) when training a dog, but there is another way to view the use of a static shock collar for training.  When used correctly, there are actual benefits to using static shock as a means of training and disciplining your pet over other  training techniques.  There are many dogs – that are perhaps stubborn or just have a lot of energy – that do not respond that well to other training techniques.  The fact is many dogs lives have been saved from accidental death, abuse and even euthanasia because of the use of static correction.  Let’s take a realistic look at this means of correcting your dogs’ behavior!

The “shock” from a shock collar is the same kind of sensation we feel when we’ve walked across a rug and touched a doorknob.  Startling, yes.  Uncomfortable, yes.  But not damaging.  This is the same type of sensation delivered from the shock collar.  It’s more an annoyance to the dog than painful. 

For training to be effective, two important factors need to be addressed:  1) proper timing and 2) finding and setting the correct stimulation level.

It’s been shown that when a dog misbehaves, a disciplinary action needs to occur immediately in order for the dog to make the connection between its behavior and the correction.  Because of the quick response time, the shock collar is an ideal tool for providing correction.

When beginning to use the shock collar to manage your pets’ behavior, you first want to make sure the collar fits properly – that the contact probes are touching your dogs neck – not too loose, not too tight.  Next, you always want to start out at the lowest correction level – then watch your dogs’ behavior as you apply correction.  Ease into it.  You don’t want to scare the heck out your dog by applying too strong of a correction right off the bat. 

With a remote trainer, at the point you notice your dog reacting to the stimulation, this is where you want to leave the correction level setting on your transmitter.   The level can be raised from that point forward depending on how stubborn your dog proves to be.  This is true for static bark collars and containment fence e-collars as well.  Bark collars are generally set off by the vibration from your dogs’ bark, so you want to start out at the lowest setting and once again, watch your dogs’ behavior when they bark.  Leave the collar at the setting at which your dog begins to feel the correction.  You can always adjust the level upwards if needed.

Proper use of static correction will require your participation – a little time and patience on your part.  It’s best to take advantage of any training materials at your disposal that will help you to make the most of this effective training tool!

 

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